HGF Program – Kelvin Myers
May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Three Sessions: Probate Genealogy, Tax Records, and the Texas State Archives
May’s program includes genealogical techniques and resources and their application to genealogical research. The focus is on Texas but resources and techniques for other areas will be identified. The three sessions are:
- Whose Estate Is It Anyway, adventures of a probate genealogist
- Tax Records or Why Did Scarlett Make a Dress of Her Mother’s Drapes?
- Researching Your Texas Ancestor at home and on Site
Kelvin L. Myers A fifth generation Texan and professional forensic genealogist since 1996, Kelvin is a frequent speaker to genealogical societies and family associations throughout the United States. After being employed for ten years in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library, Kelvin now has a solo practice as a forensic genealogist serving clients that include probate attorneys, trust department of banks, the US Immigration Service and energy companies. He also specializes in southern brick wall problems for clients.
Kelvin is a 1989 and 1990 alumni of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University and has returned to IGHR as lecturer. In 2016 he co-coordinated with J. Mark Lowe, “A Swing Through the South” at SLIG (Salt Lake Institute of Genealogical Research).
He is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogist, a past President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG, and a founding member for the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG).
Kelvin has recently published Research in Texas for NGS (National Genealogical Society) Research in the states series. Kelvin also currently serves as the chairman of the history and archives committee for First United Methodist Church in Dallas.
Meeting Poster: If you have the opportunity, please place our meeting poster on a bulletin board where folks interested in genealogy might see it. 2017 May Kelvin Myers
Lunch Order: You may wish to bring a lunch or to order one by mail or online through HGF.
To order lunch by mail please print, complete, and mail the Lunch Registration – Kelvin Meyers with your check to HGF.
To order lunch online, complete the following form.
Mail and online lunch orders should be received by HGF no later than Monday, May 1, 2017.